With Dylan in New York, part 2

Scene: Ray Donovan's Place, New York City, 1961 At Ray Donovan's place an assortment of hipsters are gathered. Some wear smart clothes and are clean cut, some are Rock 'n' Rollers. Some are sailors or n'er do wells crawled in off the street. Some look like they came from the circus. The hippy vogue for …

WITH DYLAN IN NEW YORK, part one

(or: TANGLED UP IN NEW YORK)   (or: THE CURIOUS CASE OF BOB DYLAN)   By Francis Zen   MMXIX     In 1976 the artist formerly known as Robert Zimmerman penned (along with his co-writer Jacques Levy) the ballad of a boxer wrongfully convicted for murder in New York. The story of The Hurricane …